United Methodist Women News: Your Generosity at Work

The stories we tell on unitedmethodistwomen.org are all related to the work of this dynamic organization of faith, hope, and love in action. Most of the articles you read below are accounts of the work made possible by Mission Giving. YOU make it happen.

Mai Gray: A Methodist and an Activist
Mai Gray: A Methodist and an Activist

Mai Gray, the first African-American woman to be president of United Methodist Women, was deeply dedicated both to the Methodist tradition and to fighting segregation.
5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Vinculemos nuestros Valores y Acciones
Vinculemos nuestros Valores y Acciones

Desde dos centavos a la semana y ferviente oración en nuestros primeros días hasta la Ofrenda Mundial de Acción de Gracias y el Llamado a la Oración y el Sacrificio de hoy, hemos puesto en acción prácticas que nos recuerdan que la generosidad y el ofrendar son parte de nuestro propio desarrollo espiritual. 
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: Aligning Our Values and Actions
Responsively Yours: Aligning Our Values and Actions

From two cents a week and earnest prayer in our earliest days to the World Thank Offering and A Call to Prayer and Self-Denial today, we have put in place practices that remind us that generosity and giving is part of our own spiritual development.
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

History and Hope in Alaska
History and Hope in Alaska

People have been flocking to Alaska for centuries, and Methodist missionaries were among some of the first to arrive. At times they were paid by the U.S. government to “Christianize” Native Alaskans, the effects of which are still being felt today.
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Loaves and Fishes People
Loaves and Fishes People

Susan K. Taylor shares her experience writing the mission study What About Our Money?
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

This Changes Everything
This Changes Everything

​Deep solidarity goes beyond charity and advocacy to create real change. It means understanding that nothing will change unless we are addressing the problems of the world together.
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Enough to Thrive
Enough to Thrive

Women, look up! Lift up your head! Glimpse God’s vision of “kin-dom” (enough for all) rather than “kingdom,” with a king and ruling class. See your wider community. 
5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Celebrate Earth Day With New Resources
Celebrate Earth Day With New Resources

Download new resources to study, reflect and take action with your United Methodist Women group. Then join the Earth Day Sunday Facebook event to connect with others.
4/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

UPDATED: United Methodist Women Legacy Fund Campaign Goal is $60 Mi...
UPDATED: United Methodist Women Legacy Fund Campaign Goal is $60 Million

United Methodist Women's Legacy Fund Endowment Campaign goal is $60 million. The fund will undergird United Methodist Women to carry forward our mission of service and advocacy with women, children and youth for the next 150 years.
4/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Poverty Among the Elderly: Seeking Justice in Aging
Poverty Among the Elderly: Seeking Justice in Aging

Elderly Americans are victims of today’s growing inequality. Income inequality is rising and the wage gap is widening for American workers, especially senior citizens.
4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

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